The Nationwide Fee for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Individuals (NCFRMI) has revealed that there are at present greater than 2.6 million displaced individuals in Nigeria.
The Commissioner, NCFRMI, Basheer Muhammad Lado, disclosed this on the flag-off of aid gadgets to 7,500 displaced individuals, held on the authorities home in Kano State yesterday.
Lado stated the displaced individuals had been transverse throughout each the north and southern components of the nation.
He stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has continued assist the Fee in direction of supporting the displaced inhabitants throughout the nation, stressing that the Fee will proceed to work assiduously on this regard.
Lado defined that 7,500 displaced individuals throughout 1,500 households would profit from the gesture, which incorporates totally different number of meals and non-food gadgets.
He acknowledged that the intervention was because of the alarming fee of displacement throughout Nigeria, which is why the Fee will think about extra everlasting options that might restore livelihoods and resettle the folks to their lives of dignity.
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, has been tremendously supportive of the keystone tasks of the Fee, particularly because it pertains to the empowerment and resettlement of displaced individuals throughout the nation.
“I will even prefer to thank our Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Improvement, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq for her contributions and unending assist to all displaced individuals across the nation.
“Her contributions have helped the Fee obtain its objectives and we acknowledge there may be a lot extra to realize. Nonetheless, collectively, we stay dedicated to the event, reintegration and resettlement of all displaced individuals inside Kano,” he stated
Beneficiaries embody victims of fireside and flood accidents, bodily challenged and people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.